ATAGI approves COVID-19 boosters for 580,000 adolescents
GPs can start administering Pfizer booster vaccines to adolescents aged 16 and 17, ATAGI declares.
It says the booster shots should be given three months after a primary vaccination course, with Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine the only brand approved for the age group.
There are about 580,000 16 and 17-year-olds in Australia, of which around 370,000 were fully vaccinated three months ago and meet the eligibility criteria for the booster shot.
Announcing its decision on